How Teeth Change With Age

Over the course of a lifetime, a lot of changes happen with our teeth.  Just as bones, skin and muscles change with age, so do our teeth.  Since teeth are at the front line of our digestive functions, they are prone to receiving a lot of wear and tear.  Factors such as oral hygiene, dental…

How does Desensitizing Toothpaste Work?

Have you ever noticed that when eating or drinking certain foods they trigger sensitivity or pain in your teeth?  You might feel a slight twinge, discomfort or shooting pains.   If you experience these sensations then most likely you suffer from tooth sensitivity.   Tooth sensitivity is not a disease but a common dental condition. Sensitivity is…

How Does Fluoride Work?

You hear about fluoride being used in toothpastes, mouthwashes, drinking water and treatments at dental offices.  Have you ever wondered what fluoride is, where it comes from and the reasons for using it to help with our oral health? What Is Fluoride? Fluoride is a mineral found in soil, water, both fresh and salt, various…

How Alcohol Affects Your Teeth

Dental Tips for keeping your teeth healthy from Dentists at North Burnaby Dental Group. For many people over the holidays they indulge in savoury meals, sugary treats and alcoholic beverages.  While consuming them may be fun at the time, have you ever thought about whether or not alcohol can have a negative effect on your…